Taking Research for GrantedTexas Republican Lamar Smith continues his crusade against independence in science.
Drought Is Coming for Your BeerUnlocking the barley genome could help prevent a brewing catastrophe.
Washington Is Outdoing California and Texas in Renewable EnergyRenewable-energy consumption by state.
The Town Almost Swallowed by a Coal MineIf Germany can’t kick its coal habit, can anyone?
Before and After in Breezy Point, QueensA year after Hurricane Sandy, rebuilding continues, but the neighborhood faces a new threat from Congress.
Shadow Trial Prosecutors in Ferguson violated our right to an open criminal justice system.
Baby Photos My 3-year-old son stole my iPhone and took some unflattering pictures of me. Am I a dad joke incarnate?
Slate Voice: “If It Happened There,” Thanksgiving Edition Josh Keating reads his piece on America’s annual festival pilgrimage.
The Justice Department’s Next Move Darren Wilson is a small fish. DOJ should go after the whole pond.